Review: Tales of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong

Women of the Otherworld Anthology

Tales of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong, UK edition cover.

Title: Tales of the Otherworld (The Otherworld)
Author:  Kelley Armstrong
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Orbit (13th April 2010)
Blurb:

Kelley Armstrong’s gripping and imaginative short stories are brought together in a fantastic new collection.

A young vampire learns the heavy price of his new existence; black witch Eve Levine meets Kristof Nast, her soulmate and her nemesis; Lucas Cortez, lawyer, sorcerer and unwilling heir to his father’s Cabal, sets out on a case that will change his destiny; Paige Winterbourne discovers just how fraught a white (witch) wedding can be; and Elena Michaels begins her unwitting journey to a new life – as the only female werewolf in the world . . .

Rating: **** (4 stars)
Review:

With Tales of the Otherworld Kelley Armstrong introduces her second anthology of short stories based in her fantastic The Otherworld series. This book holds a collection of eight stories, some of which were at one point available on Armstrong’s website for free. However, with the publication of this book Armstrong has her proceeds go to World Literacy of Canada.

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Review: Spell Bound by Kelley Armstrong

Women of the Otherworld 12

Spell Bound by Kelley Armstrong, UK edition cover.

Title: Spell Bound (Women of the Otherworld 13)
Author: Kelley Armstrong
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy
Publication Date: 4th August 2011

Blurb:

Savannah Levine is in danger. That’s not  usually a problem. But, caught in the grip of a disturbing and violent murder case, Savannah swore to give up her unique gifts if it would save an innocent girl. Little did she know that someone – or something – was listening … Now she has no idea how to restore her powers, just when she needs them the most.

In this compelling, fast-paced new thriller, Savannah has to face a host of deadly enemies bent on destroying not only her, but the very fabric of the supernatural world.

As dark forces gather, Savannah isn’t just fighting for her life, but for everything and everyone she loves …


Rating: ****
(4 stars)
Review:

This is the twelfth book in Kelley Armstrong’s epic Women of the Otherworld. This book continues the storyline started in Waking the Witch (Women of the Otherworld 11) showing the consequences of Savannah’s words/wish at the end of the book. It is a fast-paced story; once started I could not put it down.

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